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Eva “Honey” Egan (1924 – 2017)

ALEXANDRIA, VA—Eva Helen “Honey” Scrodin Egan, 92, of Alexandria, VA, formerly of Elizaville, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at home.

She was born September 28, 1924 Hudson, the daughter of the late Paul and Margaret (Morgan) Scrodin.

A graduate of Saint Mary’s High School in Hudson, she was an Army officer’s wife, traveled across country with three small children to board a ship and join her husband in Okinawa, where they lived for three years. They also lived in Maryland, Ohio, New Mexico and Virginia before retiring to New York. She was an expert seamstress and crafter who created beautiful clothes for herself, her children, and her grandchildren.

She loved her gardens and would be busy during the summer/fall canning the produce. Mrs. Egan helped her husband build their Elizaville home while raising five children. She was always up for an adventure.

She attended the Church of Nativity in Linlithgo, and the former Church of the Holy Cross in West Taghkanic. She volunteered at the Livingston Free Library, Meals on Wheels, Cooperative Extension and the Clermont Historic Site. To her, music was a joy. She always had a song to sing and loved to listen to and imitate the lovely bird calls she heard in the woods. “A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings simply because it has a song.” She kept up her feisty humor to the very end.

She is survived by: her children, Peter Egan (Lori) of Fredericksburg, VA, Ned Egan (Sheilah) of Easton, MD, Peggy McClure (Don) of Alexandria, VA, Timothy Egan (Pam) of Alexandria, VA, Mary Egan of Watervliet; her siblings, Margaret Scrodin C.S.J., Benjamin Scrodin, Genevieve Van Tine and Bernadette Orr; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by husband, Peter F. Egan, who died May 23, 1996; brother, Paul Scrodin and sister, Mary Ann Scrodin.

Services were held Monday, September 25 at the Yadack-Fox Funeral Home, 209 Main Street, Germantown and the Church of the Resurrection in Germantown, where a Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated by the Reverend Winston Bath.

Interment followed in Cedar Park Cemetery, Hudson.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the Livingston Free Library, P.O. 105 Livingston, 12241 or Livingston Pumper Company #1, 2855 Route 9, Hudson 12534

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Lois Ann Clark (1939 – 2017)

KINGSTON—Lois Ann Clark, 78, of Red Hook passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at the Kingston Hospital.

Born May 22, 1939 in Albany to the late Orville and Leona (Baldwin) Yeomans.

She married Roger Clark, July 18, 1958 in Concord, NH, and he survives at their home in Red Hook.

She was a homemaker. Mrs. Clark enjoyed cooking and on occasion—shopping.

In addition to her loving husband, Mrs. Clark is survived by: her two sons, Kenneth Clark of Red Hook and Steven Clark of Elizaville; her two daughters, Victoria Tucker of Magna, UT, and Sharon Sadrianna; her sisters, Jean Backlund of Orange City, FL, and Linda Dagostino of California; along with numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.

She was predeceased by her son, John Clark in 1996, and her two sisters, Olive Dingman and Doris VanSlyke.

Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Home, 7461 South Broadway, Red Hook, Wednesday, September 27, 2017 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 28, 2017, 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be private at St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery, Red Hook.

Donations may be made in Mrs. Clark’s memory to the United Methodist Church of Red Hook, 4 Church Street, Red Hook 12571. For directions or to sign the online guest book visit

Arlene W. Farrell (1919 – 2017)

CAMDEN, ME—Arlene Jane (Wolcott) Farrell, 98, of Camden, Maine, passed away September 7, 2017 after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Born February 8, 1919 in Elizaville, she was predeceased by her parents, Frank and Florence (Stickles) Wolcott of Elizaville, and her late husband of 46 years, Lamont Farrell of Northport. She lived many years in Northport, prior to moving to Jacksonville, FL; Winchester, VA; and Camden, ME.

She is survived by: her daughters, Arlene (Farrell) McCabe of Dallas, TX, Susan (Farrell) Davis of Philadelphia, PA, Michele Farrell-Oxton (Wayne) of Rockport, ME; son-in-law, David Evans of Fairport; daughter-in-law, Carol Farrell of Flowery Branch, GA; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; nine nieces; three nephews; her brother, Delevan (Judy) Wolcott of Rhinebeck and sister, Vivian (Wolcott) Quinn of Poughkeepsie.

She was predeceased by her son, Raymond Farrell; daughter, Joanne (Farrell) Evans; sons-in-law, Eddie McCabe and Lee Davis; granddaughter, Dana Farrell; great-grandchildren, Brady and Bailey Gilligan; sisters- and brothers-in-law, Lucille (Wolcott) Holden (John), and Doris (Wolcott) Lawson (Gus) and Jimmy Quinn.

Known as “Cookie,” Mrs. Farrell attended the Brooklyn School of Nursing, Brooklyn, and began her career in nursing at Kings Park State Hospital, working at Huntington and VA hospitals, St. Johnland Nursing Home, and St. Joseph’s School in Kings Park.

She was a longtime member of the Grand Chapter Order of the Eastern Star of the State of New York, and in 1997, celebrated 40 years as a member of Adah, Chapter #52 in Smithtown.

A woman of faith, she was loving, kind and treasured each family member. Her family was the most important part of her life. She will be dearly missed. Visitation will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, September 29 at Burnett & White Funeral Home, 7461 South Broadway, Red Hook. Funeral services take place Saturday, September 30, 11 a.m. at Elizaville Methodist Church. Interment immediately follows at Elizaville Methodist Cemetery in Elizaville. Pastor Greg Higgins officiates.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Elizaville Methodist Church, P.O. Box 3, Elizaville 12523 with a note in the memo line for Masonry Fund.

For directions or to sign the online guest book visit

Dorothy Ann Weber (1937 – 2017)

HUDSON—Dorothy Ann Weber, 80, of Hudson died Thursday, September 21, 2017 at her home.

Born April 1, 1937 in Edenborn, PA, she was the daughter of the late Maximillon and Sophie (Zelenski) Slominski.

Mrs. Weber was the former owner of the Jersey Bakery in Hudson. She also worked at Livingston Hills Nursing Home for a time.

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Andrew H. Weber; two children, Billy Weber (Susan) and Andrew Weber; three siblings, Jacqueline Filli (Theodore), Joseph Slominski (Vanessa) and Max Slominski; five grandchildren, Ashley Rowe (Dean), Andrew J., David, Austin and Thai Weber; seven great-grandchildren; an aunt, Josephine Spinoza and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers, Johnny and Leo Slominski and a sister-in-law, Yvonne Slominski.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 27, 11 a.m. at the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, 1015 Kinderhook Street, Valatie, with the Reverend Winston Bath officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Park Cemetery. A calling hour will be from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church, 429 Allen Street, Hudson 12534.

Cynthia E. Westfall (1945 – 2017)

COPAKE—Cynthia E. Westfall, 72, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017 at home.

A memorial service and celebration of Ms. Westfall’s life will be held Saturday, September 30, 11 a.m. at the Copake Community Park Building, 305 Mountain View Road, Copake.

A reception will follow. Interment will be at the convenience of family.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are requested to Community Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 327, Copake 12516.

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A complete obituary appeared in the September 21 issue.

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